Category Archives: Politics

The NFL – a safe space for Trumpism?

In a moment of serendipity, I went straight from witnessing the unsettling and remarkable, Trump supporters occupying and attacking Congress, perturbed by said scenes and the pedestrian hyperbole of the news, I sought out some real football, only to accidentally … Continue reading

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The last days of Trump?

This was the most pressing question I had towards the end of his now infamously incoherent press conference. What we can be certain of – it provided everything his detractors and his supporters wanted. Ponder the plot synopsis sans Trump … Continue reading

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Coronavirus can be lethal, but all it’s done is place me in an anti-social, nihilistic bubble

Initially I was blithe about Coronavirus, ‘Oh what’s this, another strain of that bird flu or that Sars thingy? So what?’ For a layman such as myself underestimating Covid-19 at the start was defensible. Doing so now is absolutely fucking … Continue reading

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Tired of politics? #Me too

My political engagement has waned in recent times. Is my assimilation into the capitalist matrix complete and was it always inevitable? Clearly cynical concerns have asserted prominence at the expense of altruistic diligence; be it training to (hopefully) improve my … Continue reading

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How to play the long game in 2019, just wait

Last spring I wanted the SNP to agitate for another independence referendum then and there. It would’ve been as catastrophically ill-judged as Brexit’s turning out to be. Can you keep the heid while your opponent loses theirs and parse things … Continue reading

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